Actor and filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles explores the depiction of African-Americans in film in this documentary. Van Peebles uses clips and stills from more than 70 movies to explore racism and stereotyping in Hollywood and independent cinema.
This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Whitewashed Hollywood, using the media as a powerful relentless tool to suppress and humiliate the African american minorities. The establishment of institutionalized racism through the moving image, the sickening process of brainwashing the black community into thinking they are worthless, when they are truly the most talented. A story of pure envy and evil.